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Cavaliers ‘in the dark,’ fall 91-78 to Wizards

Washington Wizards guard John Wall (2) shoots in front of Cleveland Cavaliers guard Joe Harris (12) in the first half of an NBA basketball game, Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

WASHINGTON (AP) — LeBron James lost the battle for an offensive rebound and stewed in frustration while everyone else ran downcourt, leaving his Cleveland Cavaliers teammates to defend 4-on-5 at the other end while the game was still in the balance in the fourth quarter.

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Gasol scores 32 as Grizzlies beat Celtics 117-100

Memphis Grizzlies center Marc Gasol (33) drives past Boston Celtics center Kelly Olynyk in the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Brandon Dill)

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — After dealing with a stomach virus that affected nearly half the team earlier in the week, the Memphis Grizzlies recovered enough to get their 21st straight regular season home victory.

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Nets hold on to beat Thunder 94-92

Oklahoma City Thunder's Kendrick Perkins (5) dunks in front of Brooklyn Nets' Brook Lopez (11) during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Oklahoma City, Friday, Nov. 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Jarrett Jack scored 23 points off the bench to help the Brooklyn Nets defeat the Oklahoma City Thunder 94-92 on Friday night and snap a five-game losing streak.

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Magic erase 23-point deficit, beat Hornets 105-100

Charlotte Hornets' Al Jefferson, right, shoots over Orlando Magic's Nikola Vucevic during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Charlotte, N.C., Friday, Nov. 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Evan Fournier scored 21 points, Tobias Harris had 17 points and 16 rebounds as the Orlando Magic erased a 23-point second-half deficit to hand the Charlotte Hornets their fourth straight loss 105-100 on Friday night.

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Pacers’ George making progress in recovery

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Pacers forward Paul George could take the next step in his recovery from a broken right leg as early as next week.

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